Category: Teaching Family Therapy

Some Preliminary Thoughts on Family Group Therapy

Moshe Lang, Miriam Tisher

The Australian Psychological Society, DCP Bulletin, 4(3) 1972, pp 6-10

The two contributions to this edition of the bulletin came from psychologists involved in clinical practice and teaching. Mrs. Tisher and Mr. Lang have been working with the method they describe for several years.

Climbing the Family Tree: Working with Genograms

Moshe Lang, Brian Stagoll

Australian Journal of Family Therapy, 1(4) 1980, pp pp 161-170

The genogram is a practical and widely adopted tool for mapping families in therapy. Its use can be easily learnt and is recom­mended for beginners in family therapy. The genogram promotes thinking in system and transactional terms, and shifts emphasis away from individual problems to relational issues.

Video Review: Introduction

Moshe Lang

Australian Journal of Family Therapy, 3(1) 1981, pp pp 53-54

The video tape is to family therapy as the telescope is to astronomy. Video tape has opened up new ways of seeing interactive sequences, non verbal behaviour, communication patterns and structures.

Corrupting The Young: And Other Stories of a Family Therapist

Moshe Lang, Tesse Lang
First ed., Rene Gordon, Australia, 1986

Moshe Lang is a natural story-teller whose many years as a family therapist have provided the raw material for these delightful short stories. They cover marriage, parent/child relationships, and all the frustrations, wry pleasures and pressures of family life. Some are wise anecdotes that reflect universal truths, others show how family therapy works, sometimes despite the therapist.

Holocaust Conference, Melbourne, 5 August, 1988

Moshe Lang, Brian Stagoll

Australia and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 10(1) 1989, pp 53-54

We aimed to begin opening up in public what we had been sharing in private. The Holocaust is a central event of our century, an evil that continues to cast a shadow over our lives, and our work as therapists.

Resilience: Stories of a Family Therapist

Moshe Lang, Tesse Lang
Second ed, PsychOz Publications, Melbourne, Australia, 2007

Moshe Lang presents us with a book of nuance and flavour. Resilience is a collection of brief sketches and vignettes, each serving as a vehicle for pithy observations and cogent insights.

Behind Closed Doors: Two therapy sessions with Moshe Lang

In this two DVD set, Moshe Lang demonstrates his approach in two therapy sessions: the first is with a couple dealing with the impact of an affair on their relationship, and the second is with a woman and her adult son who is moving back home.